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dance partner, michelle obama. [ applause ] >> you can forget the pomp and circumstance. question on their mind, you were on the edge of your seat. what was michelle going to wear? >> abc's deborah roberts has more. ♪ >> reporter: there they were, dancing their first dance. her in a gown millions of women will soon have to have. michelle obama dazzled in a navy blue coat by little known american thom browne. who only learned his design was chosen when he saw it. >> i know she had a lot of other people that she could have chosen from, and to be the one that she chose is one of those amazingly humbling experiences. >> reporter: browne, best known for men's, not lady's wear, could benefit from the first lady's midas touch. >> any time mrs. obama wears one of your designs, a fashion designer ascends. it's a phenomenal career maker. j. crew made that belt and purple gloves she wore with the coat. so rest assured that the phone will be ringing off the hook. style watchers say michelle obama seems so accessible, american women just want to look like her. deborah roberts, abc news, wash
and now fresh bangs. no one has influenced women's fashion quite like michelle obama. >> women like the way she mixes labels. she's unafraid to wear color. she seems like she's having fun. >> reporter: as all eyes turn to the inauguration, one big mystery remains, who will the first lady be wearing? in 2009, her one shouldered white chiffon ball gown made designer jason wu a household name. >> when she wore his gown, apparently his company received 4 million website hits. >> reporter: women's wear daily asked some of the top designers to sketch their vision. leila rose scott, a delicate lavender gown and tommy hilfiger turned to the next generation. >> they're becoming more interested in fashion and american designers are keen to dress them. >> reporter: the first lady has had a few fashion missteps, ruffling fingers when she wore alexander mcqueen to a state dinner and a cardigan to meet the queen. but the first lady takes it all in stride. even after she becomes a fashion icon for the ages, capable of changing a company's bottom line in minutes, telling our own robin roberts -- >>
continues later this half hour as michelle obama's fashions will, of course, get plenty of attention today. we'll take you live to washington again on "america this morning" and on a special edition of "good morning america" in a few hours. so stay with abc news all day long. >>> and near albuquerque, a 15-year-old boy is in custody this morning after police say he killed his parents and three siblings. authorities said each victim was shot more than once. several guns were found at the home. one of which was a semiautomatic military style rifle. investigators were trying to determine who owned the gun. the father was well known in the community for his work as a volunteer chaplain at the county jail. >>> overseas where an accidental explosion has apparently killed 13 suspected al qaeda militants in yemen. a bomb went off inside a house where the men were holed up near the town of radda. they're active in southern yemen and has launched several deadly attacks against the military. >>> investigators just identified six more victims of that hostage ordeal in algeria as workers from the phili
at the white house. it's all about the birthday girl. >> that's right. first lady michelle obama turned 49 yesterday and used her new twitter account to tweet this photo showing off her new do. she is sporting some bangs. >> tell me you do observe a difference there, right? >> i do. >> just wanted to make sure. the first lady making no mention of her hot hairstyle, but her followers seem to love it. there are women that can pull off bangs and she certainly can. you're getting the layers, and that's more important. you know what layers are, right? >> yes, i know what layers are. >> i'm only kidding you. >>> and another happy belated birthday to betty white. so many classic scenes she's been in, like this one from "snl." >> florence, there's a tangy taste in this muffin. is that a cherry? >> no, my muffin hasn't had a cherry since 1939. >> oh, boy. white turned 91 years young, dare we say, yesterday. she's a long advocate of animals. white is the spokesperson for the l.a. zoo. >> she also asked fans to make donations to an animal charity. happy belated birthday, betty. >> since 1939. >> alwa
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